Did you know Dali was the Graphic Designer behind the Chupa Chups logo?

The excentric surrealist is well known because of his famous painting of the melting clocks and stilt walking elephants, but did you know he also created the Chupa Chups logo? It all started when the catalan business man, Enric Bernat, child of Cake shop owners, bought the apple jam company he was working for in…

Train ride from hell

It was the most uncomfortable and awkward train ride I’ve ever had. Traveling through the middle of China from the far south of Guangzhou to the capital city Beijing in a 22 hour train ride. On top of that I was sitting on a hard seat with noisy Chinese all around me. It wasn’t pleasant to say…

Transcending myself. Climbing Mount Elbert.

It was a few years ago that I discovered the existence of a mountain in the US that has the same name as I do. Mount Elbert. It was during a routine fun-search on maps.google.com that I found my equal. A 4.401 meter high mountain that is the highest of the Rocky Mountains and the second highest…

Creative design attempt #2: The impossibles

For my second design attempt I was inspired by the works of M.C. Escher. In particular the impossible triangle. I love that piece of art. Further more I also made a remake of Stromae’s logo, which is – obviously – also strongly influenced by Escher’s work. I also thought it would be fun to –…

Throwback Thursday: Website Roo

Het is al een behoorlijke tijd geleden. 3,5 jaar geleden al weer dat de muzikale gebroeders Roo bij mij aanklopten om een website te maken. Ze hebben daarna de website zelf draaiende gehouden en met hartelust de website gevuld met blogs, video’s en foto’s. Een paar weken geleden hadden ze me echter weer even nodig…